news From All Africa
- South Africa: Police Allegedly Execute Wounded Suspect
[News24Wire] The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) is investigating an incident where police officers allegedly killed a suspect who was lying bleeding on a pavement in Krugersdorp, Gauteng.
- Egypt: Journalist and Chief Editor Referred to Criminal Court
[Aswat Masriya] A journalist and the editor-in-chief of a magazine run by the state-owned Akhbar Al-Youm news organisation were referred to a criminal court on Saturday for publishing and writing an article containing “obscene sexual content.”
- South Africa: One Dead After Taxi Accident
[News24Wire] One person has been killed and three others injured after a taxi accident on the N3 south in Tweedie on Saturday.
- Somalia: Hotel Attacked By Islamist Extremists
[Deutsche Welle] At least 12 people have been killed and 10 injured in a suicide blast at the gates of the Sahafi hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu. Gunmen then stormed inside, shooting at staff and guests.
- Egypt: Black Boxes Recovered From Russian Flight Crash Site
[Deutsche Welle] Egypt has recovered both black boxes from a Russian aircraft that crashed in Sinai, leaving all 224 passengers dead. Egyptian officials also commented on the consequences the tragic incident could have on tourism.
- Egypt: No Survivors in Russian Plane Crash – Embassy
[Aswat Masriya] All 224 passengers and flight crew members on the Russian civilian flight that crashed in the Sinai Peninsula on Saturday morning have “unfortunately” died, the Russian Embassy in Egypt said on its Facebook page.
- Somalia: Attackers Storm Somali Hotel After Car Bomb Explosion
[Al Jazeera] At least five people have been killed and dozens more wounded in an attack on a hotel in the centre of Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, witnesses tell Al Jazeera.
- Tanzania: CCM Maintains Grip On Dar Politics in Hotly Contested Poll
[East African] Life in Tanzania was returning to normal at the end of the week after Dr John Pombe Magufuli was declared president-elect, winning 58.46 per cent of a hotly contested vote.
- Tanzania: After the Bitter Contest, Time to Unite the People
[East African] Tanzania’s election was one of the most bitterly fought in the electoral history of East Africa’s biggest country.
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